Media Release VESAK CELEBRATIONS IN CHENNAI

The Deputy High Commission of Sri Lanka for Southern India in Chennai celebrated Vesak Day at its Chancery premises along with the devotees from Sri Lanka and India.

The Deputy High Commissioner, Mr. V.Krishnamoorthy warmly welcomed the gathering. In his speech, theDeputy High Commissioner recalled that it is the 2562ndVesak Day Celebrations and respectfully considered that the Buddhists all over the worldwould have observed the events of significance of Buddhist traditions: The birth, enlightenment and the passing away of Gautama Buddha.

As part of celebrations, this Mission organised“Heel Danaya” for monks of the Mahabodi Society in Chennai followed by an evening programme consisting of illuminating VesakLanterns, Bodhi Pooja, VesakBethi Gee and Dhansala for the participants.

Construction of a VesakPandaldepicting ‘SathSathiya’ added more illumination to the Celebrations.

29th April 2018

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